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Walt Disney Studios Park Refurbishment Details Announced, Including Studio 1 Closure Starting April 2024 and More at Disneyland Paris

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Disneyland Paris has shared a Walt Disney Studios Park refurbishment update with FAQ, including about the full closure of Studio 1 from the end of April 2024 through the Spring of 2025. The overall work in Walt Disney Studios Park starts this month and is scheduled to be done in phases through late 2025.

Read below for details on the Walt Disney Studios Park refurbishment as shared by Disneyland Paris.

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Major works have begun at the entrance to Walt Disney Studios Park. To answer any questions you may have, here are some frequently asked questions about the work and its operational impact.

When are the works starting and how long will they last?

  • The works in the Walt Disney Studios Park will start in October 2023.
  • These works will include pavement work behind fences in several areas of the park across several phases from October 2023 to late 2025, as well as full closure of Studio 1 (including all its services) from end April 2024 until Spring of 2025.

Photo by Denise Preskitt, Mousesteps

Why are you doing these works?

  • They are part of the transformation program currently in progress at the Walt Disney Studios Park that aims at continuously improving the guest experience and preparing the future of this Park.

Will I be able to enjoy the attractions and shows during the works?

  • The works will mainly impact circulation in and around Studio 1 allowing you to continue enjoy the attractions and Entertainment in the Walt Disney Studios Park during the full period.
  • Indeed, attractions (with the exception of Flying Carpets Over Agrabah) are not impacted by these works and remain available for your enjoyment.
  • On top of our attractions, the Walt Disney Studios Park proposes a rich and diverse offering of shows, that will be alternatively available during the course of the works.
  • Please note that, beyond these works, Disneyland Paris being open year-round, some attractions, events, shows, parades, experiences, entertainment, shops, restaurants and ancillary facilities may need to go through limited-time closures as part of our regular maintenance operations, independently of these works.

Photo by Denise Preskitt, Mousesteps

How can I access the attractions and shows during these works?

  • The entrance of the Park will be organized so that guests can easily access its main areas. Entrance to the attractions and shows will remain unchanged during the period.
  • For the day of your visit, live information is easily accessible via Disneyland Paris mobile App and will help you find your way around with an interactive map, as well as inform you on waiting & show times

What will actually be closed?

  • Works will mainly impact some circulation in the Production Courtyard, Toon Studio areas and Studio 1, allowing you to continue to enjoy the best experiences in the Walt Disney Studios Park during the full period.
  • Starting end April 2024, Studio 1 will close which involves that all its services will be unavailable, including En Coulisses and Hep Cat Corner restaurants, as well as the boutiques (Les Légendes d’Hollywood and Hollywood Jewel Box) located in this venue.

Where can I eat during the closure of Studio 1?

  • Exception of the ones located in Studio 1, the other restaurants of the Walt Disney Studios Park (Stark Factory, PYM Kitchen, and Bistrot chez Rémy) will remain open. A large variety of food kiosks is also available to provide a wide range of food options.
  • We however expect a high attendance at food services in the Walt Disney Studios Park. Early reservations for PYM Kitchen and Bistrot chez Rémy are highly recommended.
  • We advise you to eat outside of peak hours or prefer dining options at the Disneyland Park and the Disney Village.

Bistrot Chez Remy

Photo by Denise Preskitt, Mousesteps

Where can I go for shopping?

  • The Walt Disney Studios Park offers various shopping options beyond Studio 1 that will remain open during the works, and you can also enjoy shops in the Disney Village and Disneyland Park to find a large variety of products and souvenirs.

What can I expect when the works are completed?

  • These works are part of the Walt Disney Studios Park transformation and will result in an improved entry sequence for all our guests to enjoy. We can’t wait to share more details about the future and will share more news soon.